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Featured Artist

The next time you head to the Potocki Center for the Arts check out the fascinating exhibit on display by art students ranging in age from 5 to adults through March 13.

Marillyn Brame, Ph.D., is Director of Visual Arts Art School and Designer of Visual Arts Murals. She currently teaches classes for children and adults in all media, from beginning drawing to advanced painting techniques. Her background includes commercial art, advertising design, industrial art, theatrical design and engineering design and publication. She holds an advanced degree as a Dr. of Hypnotherapy, and maintains a clinical hypnotherapy practice in Mission Viejo.


Dr. Brame owned The Arts Art School and Gallery in Winter Park, Florida, Design Graphics, a graphic design and advertising studio, in Torrance, California, and Camart Design Advertising Agency in Westminster, California. She is a Past President and Director of Community Relations for Orange County Fine Arts, a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for a Brand New Day in Garden Grove, the City of Mission Viejo Cultural Arts Committee, the Mission Viejo Activities Committee, and the Arts Committee of Orange County Mental Health Board. She designed a sixty foot long curving mosaic tile wall on the Oso Creek Trail for the City of Mission Viejo, as well as eight of the ten columns in the Centennial Garden, the final Tierra Nativa Project of the Oso Creek Trail. Her paintings are in collections from Florida to California and the City of Mission Viejo owns one, a view of the Oso Creek Trail, which is a part of the Mission Viejo Library’s permanent art collection.

As an educator, she has taught courses in Publication Design and Portraiture at Orange Coast and holds a California Lifetime teaching certificate in Communication Services and Associated Industries. She taught Commercial Art for the Orange County, Florida, Public Schools and Portraiture for the National Penwomen’s Gallery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She currently teaches classes in her studios as well as for the city of Laguna Hills and the Center for a Brand New Day in Garden Grove, California.

She is available for lectures and workshops on the use of Color as a diagnostic and creative tool for therapists and teachers.



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